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County officials are set to unveil Wednesday three possible ways to improve the tricky intersection where Highway 22 meets Indian Springs Drive and Coyote Canyon Road along with plans to incorporate the improvements into the long-debated Tribal Trail Connector, a proposed road to link Tribal…
CHEYENNE — Lawyers for Alec Baldwin are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of defaming the family of a Wyoming Marine killed in Afghanistan, recent court filings show.
Starting today, cyclists, runners and walkers can get out and enjoy the North Pathway between the town of Jackson and Gros Ventre Junction.
In a departure from customary practice, federal water managers have begun increasing the flow of the Snake River from Jackson Lake Dam and plan to maintain that flow consistently throughout the summer.
Steve Duerr announced this weekend that he is running for the District 17 seat in the Wyoming State Senate. Duerr is a former executive director of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce and the Murie Center in Grand Teton National Park.
Teton County Commissioners Greg Epstein and Mark Barron support allowing 2,000 attendees at Heart Six Ranch for the Fire in the Mountains metal festival this July, but Commissioner Mark Newcomb has too many hesitations about disturbing neighbors and surrounding public land to say the same.
A lab in Jackson is contributing research on Alzheimer’s disease that could help large hospitals across the country diagnose the life-threatening brain disorder sooner.
Local and national backcountry recreation advocates are asking Grand Teton National Park to give the public a little bit more time to comment on its proposals for managing bighorn sheep.
Saturday, April 23
Grizzly 399 and her four cubs have left Grand Teton National Park, taking a southern tack much earlier than officials and wildlife watchers expected.
A former Yellowstone construction contractor was sentenced in federal court Monday to serve nearly four years in prison for assaulting someone during an attempted kidnapping in the national park last year.
Paul Vogelheim, a finance and manufacturing industry veteran and former chair of the Teton County Board of County Commissioners, announced Wednesday that he is running for the Wyoming House of Representatives.
For the third straight year, Teton Science Schools’ annual “place-based symposium” will be presented virtually due to COVID-19.
In a surprising reversal, the Old West Days committee of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce has decided to plan a Memorial Day parade, even without hitting its target number of participants.
A handful of environmentally oriented business will be showcasing their wares and talking shop this evening to celebrate Earth Day.
The Northern South Park planning process is getting close to completion, according to the Jackson/Teton County joint long-range planning team.
Drivers crossing Teton Pass on Highway 22 should be prepared for some delays, as construction work on the Teton Pass Trail, a pedestrian and bicycle pathway over the pass into Idaho, has resumed.
Ukrainians living in Jackson Hole on a visa or an expired visa could qualify for a newly established Temporary Protected Status.
Spring is springing and the sage grouse are (soon to be) strutting.
CASPER — Price increases driven by the coronavirus pandemic last year brought a state measure of inflation to its highest point in four decades.
In all likelihood the Old West Days parade will not return this year. But a few vocal supporters are doing their best to make sure the Memorial Day tradition — and the last of the Old West along with it — doesn’t go quietly into the night.
Members of the Grizzly 399 fan club had been staking out Pilgrim Creek for weeks, waiting for the celebrity bear to make her first appearance.
A federal judge ruled in favor of a local neighborhood alliance being sued for millions of dollars by a land developer who alleged the neighbors improperly interfered with plans to build on the Bar J Chuckwagon property. The judge also credited the neighbors with actively participating in lo…
After public comment describing the town’s approach as “tax and spend,” the Jackson Town Council approved on third reading salary increases for the mayor and councilors.
Landon Lucas, the 19-year-old Jackson native who miraculously landed a plane on the New Jersey causeway last summer, was severely injured in an April 9 plane crash in northern New Mexico. His co-pilot, a Texas resident, was killed.
Those fearing the introduction of paid parking in downtown Jackson can breathe easy. For now.
There is such a thing as too much “studying,” Realtor Devon Viehman told the News&Guide ahead of her Wednesday campaign announcement.
After 278 days in custody, a Teton County inmate who was waiting to be admitted to the state hospital for psychiatric evaluation has finally been transferred.
In the world of competitive high school robotics, what happens outside the arena is equally as important as what happens under the lights.
Grand Teton National Park officials are proposing closing new areas of the park to backcountry skiing and snowboarding to protect a vulnerable native bighorn sheep herd.
Thirty-five homes along the greens at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis are receiving new roofs, which will be the last wood shake roofs allowed in neighborhoods bordering public lands at risk of wildfires.
Success comes in many forms. Over the past nine years, Sandy Hessler and Liza Millet have taught and coached more than 300 students. Some have gone on to found multimillion-dollar businesses, but it’s seeing people transform their lives and overcome great adversity that are the most memorabl…
After representing House District 23 in Cheyenne for eight years, Andy Schwartz, 71, says it’s time for him to move on and for a new voice and face to take his place.
Sam Stein, a firefighter for Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Station 1, is returning home after spending nearly two weeks in Ukraine on a relief mission.
Carolina whistleblower: At 11:56 p.m. on April 13, police responded to a report of someone digging through a trash can after a witness spotted the action while watching the livestream webcam of the Town Square from the comfort of their home in North Carolina. Officers contacted the man and v…
RadioShack is closing
A make-or-break decision for the region’s only death metal music festival is scheduled to come today from the Teton Board of County Commissioners.
Rep. Andy Schwartz, a Democrat who has represented Wyoming’s District 23 since January 2015, will not run for re-election this fall.
New data gathered from DNA in scat samples suggests there were 178 bighorn sheep in the Teton Range in the summer of 2020 — about 78 more than previously counted.
A head-on collision Sunday afternoon at the top of Teton Pass sent one driver to the hospital.
Jackson organizations are holding a Drug Take-Back Day on Thursday for residents and visitors to safely dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.
Spring is springing and the sage grouse are (soon to be) strutting.
The Teton Raptor Center has admitted its first patient with symptoms of highly pathogenic avian influenza: A great-horned owl.
The Jackson Town Council last week opted to keep a new workforce housing development at 440 W. Kelly Ave. as entirely owner-occupied, rather than alter the plan to allow a mix of workforce owner- and renter-occupied units.
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CASPER — Outdoor recreation is poised to become more accessible.
The Transportation Security Administration announced late last week that it is extending its mask mandate on public transportation through May 3.
This week, property owners in Teton County, Wyoming, opened their 2022 notice of assessments and likely saw an increase like never before.
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